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Daily Archives: June 10, 2013

Alphabetized

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Alphabetized

Typophiles will have a hard time resisting this set of coasters from Manhattan photographer Joanne Dugan. Capitalizing on the craze for urban signage (and Instagram’s format), Dugan’s The Alphabet City series of found typography was originally conceived as a game for her 2 year-old son, but looks just fine as — Continue reading

Mexican American

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Sustainability
Mexican American

If you think you can avoid the Acapulco Chair, think again. That distinctive three-legged 50′s icon, named for the Mexican resort that made it famous, is everywhere, and with good reason. With its airy, linear profile and available range of exuberant colors, it’s an outdoor show-stopper in both ambiance and — Continue reading

Design Chops

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Design Chops

It’s only a prototype, but Chinese designer Carl Liu’s Taiji Chopsticks are an intriguing twist, pardon the pun, on the tried and true profile of traditional chopsticks. Meant to be a visual expression of yin and yang, the identical stainless steel pair are intertwined to create a unified whole. We — Continue reading

Interior Designs

Categories: Art + Graphics
Interior Designs

We can’t think of a more uplifting way to begin the week than with the joyful paintings of Amsterdam-based artist and designer, Mariska Meijers. In addition to a successful a line of colorful home accessories, Meijers has, with no formal art training, managed to parlay her love of color and — Continue reading